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Subject[37/50] EHCI: only power off port if over-current is active
2.6.33-longterm review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let us know.


From: Sergei Shtylyov <>

commit 81463c1d707186adbbe534016cd1249edeab0dac upstream.

MAX4967 USB power supply chip we use on our boards signals over-current when
power is not enabled; once it's enabled, over-current signal returns to normal.
That unfortunately caused the endless stream of "over-current change on port"
messages. The EHCI root hub code reacts on every over-current signal change
with powering off the port -- such change event is generated the moment the
port power is enabled, so once enabled the power is immediately cut off.
I think we should only cut off power when we're seeing the active over-current
signal, so I'm adding such check to that code. I also think that the fact that
we've cut off the port power should be reflected in the result of GetPortStatus
request immediately, hence I'm adding a PORTSCn register readback after write...

Signed-off-by: Sergei Shtylyov <>
Acked-by: Alan Stern <>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>

drivers/usb/host/ehci-hub.c | 3 ++-
1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

--- a/drivers/usb/host/ehci-hub.c
+++ b/drivers/usb/host/ehci-hub.c
@@ -760,10 +760,11 @@ static int ehci_hub_control (
* power switching; they're allowed to just limit the
* current. khubd will turn the power back on.
- if (HCS_PPC (ehci->hcs_params)){
+ if ((temp & PORT_OC) && HCS_PPC(ehci->hcs_params)) {
+ temp = ehci_readl(ehci, status_reg);

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